Fettling & Grinding Systems

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Grinding Machine produces rotationally symmetrical tools.

October 31, 2014

Engineered for high-production volumes, Walter Helitronic Mini Automation Machine features robot loader that can handle up to 1,500 tools. Double-ended spindle accommodates up to 3 grinding wheels per end to process end mills, drills, step tools, woodworking tools, and profile tools from 0.04–0.63 in. dia. Max tool length is 7.3 in., with minimum diameter of 0.04 in. for production blanks and 0.12 in. for regrinding. Fanuc control and HELITRONIC Tool Studio combine to operate 5 CNC axes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Optical Manufacturing Systems feature impact-resistant spindle.

October 20, 2014

Comprising ultra-precision diamond turning, micro-grinding, and micro-milling systems, V-Series provides 8 pm feedback resolution for all linear axes. Impact Resistant Porous Graphite air bearing work spindle offers radial and axial runout of less than 12.5 nm throughout 10,000 rpm range. NanoSMART™ HMI, featuring touch/swipe gesture interactive display, is coupled with 64-bit Delta Tau 1 GHz Power PMAC Motion Controller with up to 40,000 block lookahead for advanced trajectory calculations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Batch Attritor can accommodate processing of specialty ceramics.

August 26, 2014

Available with variable frequency drive, S-50 does not require any premixing and can maintain temperature control via use of jacketed tank. Construction negates metal contamination via 304 stainless steel tank lined with polyurethane; plastic-sleeved, stainless steel agitator shaft, and zirconium oxide-tipped and polyurethane-coated, stainless steel arms. Milling system includes air diaphragm pump for circulation to improve grinding and accelerate discharge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

CNC Grinding System supports centerless OD grinding.

August 8, 2014

Combining proprietary software with DedTru fixtures, 3-axis Model 2150 CNC DedTru System creates intricate forms for small medical and high-tech component parts. Machine performs throughfeed, infeed, secondary operations, tapers, and profile chamfers for cylindrical parts from 0.001–5 in. diameter. Constructed on cast iron base with hole through column housing for removal of completed parts, Model 2150 features precision ballscrews and closed loop positioning system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Compact Vertical CNC Grinders feature ~1 m² main body.

July 10, 2014

Sized to accommodate diverse production line layouts, GPV-10 Cylindrical Grinder and GAV-10 Angular Cylindrical Grinder have ∅ 100 mm swing over table and 150 or 200 mm distance between centers. Gate structure ensures accurate grinding by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing for wheel spindle promotes accuracy, while machine opening width allows for flexible automation of loading/unloading and facilitates maintenance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

CNC Twin Turret Grinder combines flexibility and precision.

June 4, 2014

Delivering processing efficacy and flexibility shaft-type parts, Landis Twin Turret™ (LTT) features 2 rotary hydrostatic turrets with integral servo motors and X-axis hydrostatic ways with linear motor in-feed. Multi-spindle grinding machine handles workpieces with swing up to 180 mm and lengths to 400 mm using up to 350 mm dia and 40 mm wide CBN wheels operating at speeds to 120 m/sec. Design eliminates mechanical backlash, while hydrostatic spindle bearings provide stiffness and damping. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Clog-Free Crusher has dual-shaft intermeshing cutter design.

May 8, 2014

With dual-shaft intermeshing cutter design, DC1600 Series can reduce dry, wet, or sticky solids via once-through, clog-free crushing action. Operation breaks down clumps, clusters, solids, and chunks to basic grain size. Employing cutters and spacers on 2 parallel shafts, design is available with choice of cutters with varying thicknesses and profiles. Cutter chamber dimensions are 50 x 14.75 x 10 in., and width of flanges facilitates connection to bins, hoppers, or conveyors. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Centrifugal Impact Mill controls particle sizes.

March 11, 2014

Equipped with stationary outer disc and rotating inner disc, 24 in. dia pin mill model CIM-24-MS grinds, sizes, de-agglomerates, and homogenizes friable or other materials into controlled particle sizes from coarse to fine (400 mesh). Destructive path through which material flows features 5 intermeshing rows of rotating and stationary pins, and production of desired particle size is accomplished by controlling infinitely variable rotor speed. Read More